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Victim’s eye socket fractured in Derbyshire petrol station attack

A man was left with a fractured eye socket and severe bruising after an attack in Derbyshire.

The assault took place late at night near the Morrison’s petrol station in Chapel-en-le-Frith, in the Derbyshire Peak District.

The victim, who is in his 30s, was taken to hospital with a fractured eye socket, cuts and bruises to his face following the incident on August 27, which happened between 10.30pm and 11pm.

Officers are still investigating what happened. The force has now released a collection of CCTV images of a number of people it would like to talk to in connection with the assault.

If you recognise anyone in the images, or if you have any information that you think could help with Derbyshire police’s enquiries, you can contact officers using any of the below methods, quoting the reference 21*499734.

  • Facebook – send a private message to Derbyshire Constabulary
  • Twitter – direct message the police contact centre on @DerPolContact
  • Website – complete the online contact form at
  • Phone – call on 101

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or by visiting

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